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Who will be held liable for AFFF exposure?

The companies which manufactured the AFFF will be held liable in a toxic exposure lawsuit, as they are directly responsible for the disease the plaintiff developed, which can be kidney cancer, bladder cancer or another malignant disease.

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The companies which manufactured the AFFF you were exposed to will be held liable in a toxic exposure lawsuit

Whether you want to file a lawsuit as a firefighter or member of the military or as the surviving family member of a person who developed a disease as a result of AFFF exposure in a wrongful death lawsuit, the companies which manufactured the dangerous product will be held liable. There are numerous companies that make aqueous film-forming foam, commonly known as AFFF, and if multiple companies are responsible for your diagnosis, your attorney will file a lawsuit with each of them. The following companies manufacture AFFF at the moment:

  • 3M Company
  • DuPont
  • Chemours Company
  • Corteva, Inc.
  • Chemguard
  • Tyco Fire Products
  • Kidde-Fenwal
  • National Foam, Inc.
  • Dynax Corporation

Many of the above companies face dozens of lawsuits for having exposed individuals and municipalities to PFOS and PFOA, the two groups of toxic chemicals which can be found in AFFF. Because exposure can lead to awful, life-threatening diseases, such as pancreatic cancer and kidney cancer, the person who was exposed has the legal right to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the hazardous product. However, because toxic exposure cases are very complex and require solid evidence to support the case, the legal assistance of a lawyer who specializes in this area of practice is absolutely necessary.

Our law firm specializes in toxic exposure cases and will provide you with quality legal assistance

If you are a firefighter or a military member who developed a disease as a consequence of AFFF exposure, you are entitled to compensation from the liable companies. With over 25 years of professional experience in toxic exposure cases, our attorneys will help you file a lawsuit with one or multiple companies which manufactured the AFFF you were exposed to. While the legal process is very complex, your involvement will be minimal, as you will only have to thoroughly explain your situation to your attorney and provide them with your employment or military records, as well as with your medical records, documents which will be used as evidence to support your case. Furthermore, our legal experts will conduct extensive research to discover additional proof for your lawsuit. Eventually, you will receive the compensation you deserve for your diagnosis within several months to one year at most.

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